Corsicana, a historic town between Dallas and
Houston, calls on the state to push the vote to win in one week
CORSICANA, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/CorsicanaMainStreet?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#CorsicanaMainStreetlt;/agt;–Corsicana, Texas is one week away from winning this year’s Small
Business Revolution – Main Street competition for a HULU TV series and
an infusion of dollars for small businesses. The town has just one week
to rack up enough votes. The good news is, anyone can vote. The great
news is, Corsicana is in Texas–and Texans win.
“Texas is in it to win it,” says Karie Denny, Corsicana’s Main Street
Director. “A vote for Corsicana is a vote for Texas! The link to vote
(People can also vote at www.smallbusinessrevolution.org.)
Town officials gathered in coffee shops Downtown to watch Amanda
Brinkman of Deluxe Corporation and producer/star of Small Business
Revolution – Main Street make the announcement from New York City. As
soon as the name Corsicana was announced, the town switched gears to get
out the vote using www.votetexas.us.
Digital outdoor media began to flash patriotic signs, a text service is
sending reminders to vote, students are allowed to use their phones to
vote, and friends and family across the country are encouraged to kick
up their boots, be a Texan for a week, and VOTE: www.votetexas.us.
Corsicana, located about 50 miles south of Dallas and 50 miles east of
Waco, is the birthplace of Texas oil. Its well-preserved historic
Downtown, with original brick streets, has become a favorite of artists
and creatives in recent years. The Deluxe Corporation originally
included Corsicana in their Top 20 because of television viewer
nominations. In January, the team visited the city to feel the spirit of
“Businesses here came together to show who we are,” said Denny. “In
small towns like this, it’s not just a store front. It’s someone’s life
story. If we don’t get enough votes to win the competition, we’ve
already won here. We’re Texas proud and Corsicana proud.”
Voting closes Tuesday, February 19 at 9 p.m. CST. Supporters may vote
once a day per email address.